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The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary is a dynamic teaching and research-oriented department with great ideological and intellectual diversity. We are proud to be a department of scholars who have developed the national and international profile necessary to sustain a high quality teaching and research program.

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Recent News

Congratulations to Dr. Tom Flanagan who has won a Faculty of Graduate Studies, My Supervisor Skills, GREAT Supervisor Award!

The award is in recognition of his extraordinary contribution to graduate education in our Department. Apart from his frequent service on graduate examination committees, he has supervised six PhDs (most recently, Dr. Tim Anderson) and thirteen MA students over the course of his long career, many of whom have gone on to play significant roles in the life of the Canadian polity.

Tom received his award from the Dean Lisa Young of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Thursday, September 22, 2016 in the new Taylor Institute. 

Photo Credit: B. O'Neill

Political Science would like to extend a warm welcome to Kim-Lee Tuxhorn who will be joining the department effectively July 1st, 2016.

Kim-Lee Tuxhorn - I study international relations with an emphasis in international/comparative political economy and international organizations. My research interests span the issue-areas of trade, monetary policy, and foreign investment.

 

Congratulations to Bonnie Walter on meeting the completion requirements to achieve a Certificate for EMERGING LEADERS through Continuing Education at the University of Calgary. This program was completed over 2 years. The graduation ceremony took place June 15th, 2016 at the Red & White Club. This is Bonnie's second certificate. She completed her first certificate in General Management, 2005. 

The #ICameAsARefugee campaign launched on June 20th, 2016, featuring one of our own in the department, Pablo Policzer.

Click on the link below to watch and hear his story....                                   

#ICameAsARefugee

On behalf of the Graduate Program, please join us in congratulating Elizabeth Pando-Burciaga and her husband Carlos on the birth of their beautiful daughter, Octavia! Octavia was born June 7th at the Foothills Hospital, 3.16 kg and 48 cm. Elizabeth tell us that Octavia is very healthy and that they are loving every second of the time spent with her. Elizabeth and Carlos also wish to thank everyone for the friendship, encouragement and support they felt during the pregnancy.

Elizabeth is a PhD Candidate in the 4th year of her program, under the supervision of Dr. Susan Franceschet. 

Roberta Rice research supported by a Knowledge Synthesis SSHRC grant on indigenous rights and global resources is showcased in the Research section of the UToday.

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The International Relations Undergraduate Program has moved to Political Science?                 
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• International Relations (IR) as an interdisciplinary subject is taught only at the Undergraduate level but students who are interested in an MA or PhD in IR should follow the link here as IR is taught as part of POLI at the graduate level.

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PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Antonio Franceschet, "The Ethics of International Coercion: Two Types of Multilateralism." In Robert W. Murray, ed., Multilateralism as State Strategy: Seeking Order in an Anarchic System. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2016.

Michael Zekulin and T.D. Anderson, "Contemporary Terrorism and the true believer", Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism & Political Aggression, Taylor & Francis, September 2016, 8(3):177-196.

Chris W. J. Roberts, "The Other Resource Curse: Extractives as Development Panacea," Chapter 3 in Hany Besada, ed., Governing Natural Resources for Africa's Development, Routledge, 2016.

Bree Akesson, Andrew R. Basso, and Myriam Denov, "The Right to Home:Domicide as a Violation of Child and Family Rights in the Context of Political Violence," Children & Society Volume 30, Issue 5 (September 2016): 369-353.

Gordana Yovanovitch and Roberta Rice, eds. "Re-Imaging Community and Civil Society in Latin America and the Caribbean." Routledge, 2016.